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Introduction. Democracy means people-power or rule by the people. The idea
came from the ancient Greeks who combined the words demos (people) and ...
Feb 17, 2011 ... Professor Paul Cartledge reveals the roots of Western Democracy.
5b. Democracy Is Born. Pericles was such a great, influential ruler of Athens that
the period of history during his reign has been dubbed the Age of Pericles.
The Origin of Democracy contrasts three ancient civilizations - Roman, Greek,
and ... As a final note, I must say that I am not familiar with the history of Persia,
The Greeks were the first political people in the history of mankind, for they were
the ... By a strange coincidence, the origins of Athenian democracy, of its name.
Jun 12, 2012 ... The basic definition of democracy: rule by the people. But democracies can be
defined as parliamentary, Jacksonian, liberal, social and other ...
The change from monarchy to democracy in Athens was a slow process. In 1066
B.C. the last king of Athens was replaced by an archon (a chief magistrate).
Jan 18, 2006 ... The beginning of wisdom in such disputes is to see that democracy, like all other
human inventions, has a history. Democratic values and ...